[Abstract – The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed many companies in an effort to conserve cash to maintain liquidity. Consequently, many companies, have introduced the scrip dividend scheme in hope to beef up company cash hoards to cushion this trying time. In particular, apart from 40% cut in dividends, all theContinue Reading

Since hitting close to $30 per share for a relatively short period of time in early 2018, the share price of Venture Corporation has been hovering below $20 and to even below $16 during the Covid-19 pandemic lock-down period. For most of the trading days in year 2018, the wholeContinue Reading

Ask an American during the 90s whether they know Singapore Airlines (SIA), you are likely to get a confirmed yes. But when you ask him where Singapore was, you may not get a very clear answer. That spoke volumes about how SIA as a national carrier punched above its weightContinue Reading

On 8 June 2020, Sembcorp Industries (SCI) and its subsidiary, Sembcorp Marine (SCM), jointly announced a proposal of $2.1 billion renounceable rights issue for SCM. This involves a 5:1 rights issue to existing SCM shareholders as well as Temasek Holding (TH)’s upfront billion cash injection of $0.6 billion. Following theContinue Reading

10th to 14th March 2020: The market was very bad. The STI tanks around 16% (2960.93 to 2493.95) and was still on the way down. The Dow Jones also had a bad outing. The worst performing stocks on the SGX sank as much as 50%. 15 May 2020: It’s aContinue Reading

On the requests of students concerning the recent SIA rights and MCB R, I have made a video to explain the technicalities of the rights issue. The last time I had SIA shares was more than 10 year ago While I have not been analyzing about SIA stock in particular,Continue Reading

Since the video on Wuhan Coronavirus (Covid-19) was made in the week immediately after the Chinese New Year (CNY), signs are now beginning to surface of the near-term situations of transport companies. ComfortDelgro (CDG), which has been facing a dwindling operating taxi fleet from more than 16,000 in the beginningContinue Reading

What a pleasant surprise! Temasek Holdings (TH) through its wholly owned subsidiary, Kyanite Investment Holdings, is proposing a partial offer to acquire 30.55% of Keppel Corporation to increase its shareholding from its current shareholding of 20.45% to 51.0%. Based on the latest annual report, as of 5 March, the 30.55%Continue Reading